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The Democratic Socialist Republc of Korinia

“Freedom For All, Socialism Forever!”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Lazarus

Regional Influence: Hatchling

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The Democratic Socialist Republc of Korinia is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Chairman Slevinski with an iron fist, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, state-planned economy, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 14.027 billion Korinians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The enormous, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Red Star City. The average income tax rate is 96.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Korinian economy, worth a remarkable 2,416 trillion Korinian Dollers a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Information Technology. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 172,265 Korinian Dollers, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Things are looking up for patients accidentally prescribed erectile dysfunction medication, glittering new sports stadiums adorn every city and town, most ambassadors from Korinia retire only a few years after being appointed, and atheist missionaries spread doubt overseas. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Korinia's national animal is the Korinian Monkey, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Korinia is ranked 3,296th in the world and 153rd in Lazarus for Most Developed, scoring 96.12 on the Human Development Index.

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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,332ndMost Advanced Public Education: 2,433rdTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,490thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,138thMost Developed: 3,296thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,414thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,461stHealthiest Citizens: 3,493rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,582ndLargest Governments: 3,798thLowest Crime Rates: 4,542ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,661stHighest Poor Incomes: 4,987thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,534thMost Cultured: 6,185thMost Inclusive: 6,210thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,231stHighest Economic Output: 6,544thSmartest Citizens: 6,691stMost Corrupt Governments: 6,724thLargest Black Market: 7,970thMost Secular: 8,459thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,004thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 10,047thHighest Average Incomes: 10,133rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,266thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 14,649thMost Efficient Economies: 15,592ndMost Beautiful Environments: 17,038thLargest Populations: 18,845thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19,363rd
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 63rd in the regionTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 113th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 120th in the regionMost Developed: 153rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 164th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 172nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 174th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 174th in the regionLargest Governments: 185th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 222nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 232nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 248th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 262nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 275th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 307th in the regionMost Cultured: 316th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 321st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 326th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 353rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 356th in the regionMost Secular: 410th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 428th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 430th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 528th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 533rd in the regionLargest Populations: 543rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 557th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 714th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 845th in the region

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